Konvict Music Africa Signs Ghanaian Rapper “Sakordie” As African Artist

// February 11th, 2010
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Konvict Music Africa Signs Ghanaian Rapper “Sakordie” As African Artist

HHDX reports Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie has become the first African artist to be signed to Akon’s Konvict Music Africa label.

According to AmeyawDebrah.com, the signing was made official at a press conference in Ghana on Saturday, February 6. Aside from Sarkodie, Konvict International president Babs was on hand at the conference to answer any questions.

Known as one of the fastest rappers in Ghana, Sarkodie is a popular Hiplife artist in the West African country. Hiplife is a genre of music that combines both Hip Hop and Ghana’s Highlife music.

Sarkodie is currently at work on his sophomore album entitled Rapaholic. There is no word yet on if the album will be released through Konvict Music Africa.

Konvict Music Africa is hoping to sign more artists from Africa to its label.

Stay tuned for the New section of HipHopLEAD.com (HHL Africa), for exclusive African Hip Hop music, news, videos, mixtapes and more.

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